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Grateful Dead Live at Hartford Civic Center on 1977-05-28


Topics Live concert


This date has been commercially released as "To Terrapin: Hartford '77"

Bertha-> Good Lovin'-> Sugaree, Jack Straw, Row Jimmy, Minglewood Blues, Candyman, Passenger, Brown Eyed Women, Promised Land Samson & Delilah, Tennessee Jed, Estimated Prophet-> Playin' In The Band-> Terrapin Station-> Not Fade Away-> Wharf Rat-> Playin' In The Band-> One More Saturday Night, E: U.S. Blues


Collection GratefulDead
Band/Artist Grateful Dead
Venue Hartford Civic Center
Location Hartford, CT

Source Soundboard patched with Audience
Lineage Bettyboard 7 inch master reel @ 7.5 ips > DAT(zero gen) > Sony PCM R-700 > HHb CDR-800 > CDR > CDR (first gen) > EAC > SHN
Transferred by The Wizard

Notes

Mild Continuous Noise filter to reduce tape hiss.
Equalized to cut bottom slightly and boost mid highs.
Patched 2 sec dropout in Bertha with the AUD source. Also redid the Playin'>
Terrapin AUD patch. Some tune ups patched from AUD for completeness and the
patch in OMSN redone. AUD patches adjusted to match sbd as best as possible.
All editing done with Diamond Cut DC6 software.

Reviews

Reviewer: Vic tor ia - - June 2, 2009
Subject: Shake It, Shake It
Beautiful Show
It sounds amazing.
Check out Sugaree & the rest of the show as well.
Reviewer: eesenor - - January 15, 2009
Subject: If I Had My Way
I was sitting pretty high up at this one, and Tennessee Jed had such a powerful upward surge that the phrase 'blow the roof off' seemed apt. A few weeks later, the Civic Center had to close for a while, due to structural damage to the roof!
Reviewer: jefwik - - July 5, 2008
Subject: oh yeah! 77'
I believe 77 is the FINEST vintage Dead . . .Without Pigpen,that is. May of 77 may be the highest peak the boys ever reached . . even Donna is on the ball. They were really cookin' that night. And on my effin birthday? . . .What a rad site this is!
Reviewer: Chris U. - - February 22, 2008
Subject: Sugaree
Thanks for the tip, fremontbob.

That is one for the books. Jerry explores every inch of the space without once stepping out of the box. The lazy blues pace of the last movement is particularly fine.

I'm also keen on the Row Jimmy which trudges across the tundra like an Imperial Walker on its way back to the moisture farm for another injection of Dantooine yam-yam.
Reviewer: gfh2205 - - February 21, 2008
Subject: First Dead Show
This was the first show I went to and became a true dead head from that day on. saw over 100 shows since then.
Reviewer: senor. sunshine - - December 4, 2007
Subject: help
hey im new to this, and i am having trouble getting the stream recordings of all the songs, i can only manage to get the first song onto my itunes! doesnt anyone have any tips! Thanks
Reviewer: fremontbob - - September 25, 2007
Subject: Best Show EVER
Without a doubt, the best and most underrated show in existence. The SOUND IS AWESOME, and again, the best Sugaree EVER! See for your self.
INCREDIBLE. I have a few hundred shows, this is still my favorite.
Reviewer: Matty Kid - - February 24, 2006
Subject: Excellent
This show is right in sync with all of May 77. Sound quality is pretty good, and the beats are outstanding.
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